Child Loses an Eye

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An 18-month-old boy has lost an eye after being hit by a drone flown by a family friend.

Oscar Webb’s eye was sliced in half by a propeller after the operator, Simon Evans, lost control of the drone.

The toddler, from Stourport-on-Severn, Worcestershire, will need several operations before he can have a prosthetic eye fitted.

It was the first drone injury Oscar’s surgeon had seen, but she said it was “inevitable” there would be many more.

(From the BBC)

2017-02-17T16:24:08+00:00